"Dressage au Fouet" (Raising with the Whip), a remarkable, rare, purely fetishistic film (not porn) of a mistress disciplining her slave. Made by Jacques Biederer (Ostra Studio), a Paris photographer of high-class erotica. In the '20s & 30s he made elegant (and humorous) "French postcard" type nudes - and incredible fetish pictures (spanking, whipping, S&M, pony play, etc.). Was astonished to discover he also dabbled in stag films. He influenced later artists John... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vintage, 30s, fetish, 1930s, stag film, bondage, spanking, spanked, domination, kinky, S&M,...
The Reader's Digest re-edit of "The Violent Years" for those who don't want to sit through the whole thing. All the vital scenes in just over 7 minutes. This is the "Reefer Madness" of juvenile delinquent exploitation films. Directed by "William Morgan" (Franz Eichorn) from Ed Wood's "Girl Gang" screenplay. (Wood gets no screen credit.) This stars first-time actress Jean Moorehead, a 1955 Playboy playmate. The story concerns four thrill-seeking high... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: exploitation, sexploitation, b-movie, grind house, delinquency
"The Battle of Russia," Chapter V of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, follows the beginning of the end for Adolph Hitler. In Part Two, the German army falls victim to the Soviet scorched-earth strategy. The Russian forces flee from the start, retreating deep into their homeland, drawing the Nazis farther and farther away from the German border. As the Red Army falls back, it destroys infrastructure and natural resources, making it difficult for the Nazi army to live off... ( 4 reviews )
"War Comes to America," Chapter VII of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, begins by celebrating the American values of liberty and freedom that are threatened by the aggressive forces of Germany and Japan. The early years of the war are seen from the perspective of the United States, with particular focus on the reluctance of the American people to get involved in a European or Asian conflict. As the German army rolls across Europe, Nazi organizations spring up across the... ( 3 reviews )
(1) Help For Democracies - America's answer - ships, tanks, guns and planes for the brave actions fighting aggression. As the Arsenal of Democracy, the U.S. delivers the goods!" - scenes include FDR speaking to Congress (2) The 3rd Term - "Unprecedented third term for President Roosevelt! Franklin Delano Roosevelt takes office at gravest crisis in America's history." (3) Sabotage and Strikes - "Flames of destruction destroy vital American factories and supplies. Strikes too... ( 3 reviews )
Another chance to get some goodies at the snack bar before the next movie. A full intermsission show. Suggestion: insert this clip between two movies when making a double feature dvd. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: drive-in, intermission
The Israeli Military carried out a military incursion into the Tel Al Sultan refugee camp, Rafah, the Gaza Strip in May 2004. A demonstration marched to this area of Rafah and was fired at with rockets from an apache helicopter. Fourteen people were killed and many more seriously injured. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Palestine, Israel, Military Oppression, Non-violent Resistence
Academy Award winning documentary on the pivotal naval battle of the war in the Pacific. Filmed while the attack on Midway Island was underway, standout director John Ford was actually injured during filming. More info on the film is available on its IMDB page. This version was produced from a video copy of a fair film transfer at the National Archives. NAIL: 80-MN-1433 ARC: 12870 ( 4 reviews ) Topics: WWII, war, documentary
"December 7th," directed by John Ford, begins with the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, nicknamed "the Navy's hundred million dollar fist." Authentic footage of the invasion is mixed with reenactments to provide a complete portrait of the events of that fateful day. An extended sequence pays tribute to the American soldiers killed in the attack, many of whom are individually profiled, complete with testimonials offered by surviving family members. American... ( 5 reviews )
Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964)ARC Identifier 36071 / Local Identifier 111-OF-5 1943The Battle of RussiaThis motion picture film examines the war in Russia, 1941-1943. Reel 1 dramatizes Russia's military history. Alexander Nevsky defeats the German knights in 1242. The Swedes are defeated in 1704 in a cavalry battle at Poltava. French troops retreat from Moscow in 1812. Kaiser Wilhelm inspects troops on the Eastern... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
"The Battle of Britain," Chapter IV of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, begins after Hitler's conquest of Western Europe. Once firmly in control of the parts of France and Norway closest to Great Britain, the Nazis commence their massive air assault on the British isles. Outnumbered six to one, the fighters of the Royal Air Force defend their skies against the Luftwaffe for close to four months. Capra embellishes the British successes, for example the film claims the RAF... ( 8 reviews )
In a classic poverty-row noir, the protagonist struggles helplessly in the grip of inexorable fate. Currently rated 7.4 at the IMDB. This was the first poverty-row film chosen by the Library of Congress for its National Film Registry, in 1992. Don't miss it. The copy you find here is sharper than the two that have already been uploaded. And the mpeg2 file contains nav packets, so you can load it into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and quickly create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 14 reviews ) Topics: noir, Tom Neal, Ann Savage, poverty row, suspense, P.R.C.
Episode "The little black bag" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Tales of Tomorrow'. This episode originally aired 30 May 1952 (Season 1, Episode 35). Cast: Vicki Cumming, Joan Blondell Directed by: Charles S. Dubin Complete with original commercials. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, ABC, Live TV, Kinescope, Tales Of Tomorrow
"The Nazis Strike," Chapter II of Frank Capra's "Why We Fight" series, summarizes Adolph Hitler's plan for world conquest and Germany's full scale preparation in pursuit of this end. While the Nazis plead poverty and pacifism, they spend incredible amounts of money to prepare a war machine of unparalleled strength and destructive capability. While Hitler assures the other leaders of the world he has no interest in promoting National Socialism, he begins "softening... ( 16 reviews )
Considered THE archetypal sensationalized anti-drug movie, but it's really an exploitation film made to capitalize on the hot taboo subject of marijuana use. Like many exploitation films of the time, "Reefer Madness" tried to make a quick buck off of a forbidden subject while skirting the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930. The Code forbade the portrayal of immoral acts like drug use. (The illegal drug traffic must not be portrayed in such a way as to stimulate curiosity... ( 36 reviews ) Topics: exploitation, cult, pdmovies
Alan Arkin and Rutger Hauer star in this award winning movie about the successful mass escape of 300 prisoners from the Sobibor Nazi death camp. Fine acting and production values make this film a worthwhile viewing experience. ( 28 reviews ) Topics: Alan Arkin, Rutger Hauer, Sobibor, Nazi, pdmovies